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Nov 16, 2013 8:41am EST
audio tour for use on the sixth floor. >> let me say also, i would encourage you to buy a book from this fine organization. but if you can't, it's on amazon. >> but you can't get it autographed, though. please join me in thanking dr. mcconnell. >>> this november 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of president kennedy's assassination in dallas. join american history tv on november 23rd and 24th for eyewitness accounts of the events surrounding that fall day in 1963. we'll air footage of the kennedy funeral and president lyndon johns johnson's address to congress. watch ceremonies from dallas and the jfk library in boston, and we'll take your phone calls. "remembering jfk: 50 years after dallas" here on american history tv on c-span3. >>> this weekend on c-span, road to the house 2016. maryland governor martin o'malley in manchester for the new hampshire democratic party's jefferson jackson dinner followed by congressman paul ryan at a birthday party fund-raiser for iowa governor terry branstad. governor o'malley is live starting later today at 7:00 p.m. eastern. on c-span2's book tv, he
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2013 3:41pm EST
up and reciting but conducting experiments on your on. u learning to use the tools and pushing the frontier. so tappan really wanted to institute that here. and in the 1850s, astronomy was really fundamental to other sign enss. in part because the math is ferocious. so if you understand the math to operate a telescope hike this then you understand the math to move into engineering or chemistry, notes of different sciences. in the 1850s, universities that wanted to be contenders needed observatories. so this was the first step in a very public commitment to taking the university of michigan in the direction of becoming a research university. but it was also a very savvy, public relations move on tappan's part because it's saying loud and clear, we have a commitment to scientific research at the university of michigan. we're willing to build this building, put some of the best instruments at the time, the best scientific instruments at the disposal of faculty and s d students. and the image of this building was put on letterhead, catalogs. students were like oh, my god, i can't
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2013 2:52pm EST
about anything, she would always have made us learn this to believe in the rain when the rain didn't fall and to believe in the sun when the sun didn't shine and believe in a god that you've never seen. that's who clara luper is. >>> american history tv will be at the soldier's national cemetery at gettysburg national military park in pennsylvania, this coming tuesday, to cover the commemorative ceremony marking the 150th anniversary of abraham lincoln's gettysburg address. speakers include civil war his t orrian and author james mcpherson and sally jewel. watch the ceremony thanksgiving day, thursday, november 28th at 4:00 and 10:00 p.m. eastern time here on american history tv on c-span3. >>> all weekend long american history tv is featuring ann arbor, michigan, nicknamed tree town because of its dense forestation in parks and residential areas, hosted by our comcast cable partners, c-span's local content vehicles recently traveled will to explore the area's rich history. learn more about ann arbor, michigan, all weekend here on american history tv. >> it's ironic that this very
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2013 5:01pm EST
and standing up and reciting, but conducting experiments on your own. learning to use the tools and push the frontiers of knowledge so you are adding something to the scientific knowledge of the whole. and so tappan really wanted to institute that here. and in the 1850s, astronomy and observations, observatories were fundamental to lots of other sciences. in part because the math is just ferocious. so if you understand the math to be able to operate a telescope like this, then you understand the math to move into engineering orificics or chemistry. lots of different sciences. so in the same way that today you need a biomedical engineering research center, in the 1850s, universities that wanted to be contenders needed observatories. so this was the first step in a very public commitment to taking the university of michigan into n the direction of becoming a research university. scientific research. but it was also a very savvy public relations move on tappan's part because it is saying loud and clear we have a commitment to scientific research at the university of michigan. we're willing
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